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The EU in 2010

As 2009 draws to a close, Open Europe today looks ahead to 2010 and what the EU has in store.From 1 January 2010, Spain takes over the six-month rotating ‘presidency’, currently held by Sweden.The new Lisbon Treaty rules mean that the country holding t…

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In a speech yesterday David Cameron cited Open Europe’s recent report which showed that the UK has spent more than £35 billion complying with EU employment, health and safety law in the last decade.What he didn’t mention, is the report’s even more imp…

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Over at Conservative Home today we lay out our response to David Cameron’s announcement that he will bring control over social and employment policy back to the UK. This is the most welcome aspect of his new ‘Europe policy’, but on close inspection, h…

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